1. How do you pronounce Astraeus’s name?  “Uh-stray-us.” The name’s overall pronunciation is widely disputed and varies from culture to culture. In the video below, the narrator has a Russian accent, but with the exception of the rolled “r”, it is the correct way to pronounce Astraeus’s name and the title of the novel.
  1. How do you pronounce Sakota’s name? “Suh-koda”. Her name is pronounced like “Dakota” with an “S” instead of a “D.”
  2. Will there be a sequel? Yes. The author is working on a sequel to Astraeus. The novel should be out sometime in 2019-2020.